Six candidates, three seats on San Diego Unified School Board

Current SDUSD board vice president Richard Barrera among expected winners


Three seats are to be filled on the San Diego Unified School Board. Canva image

Deserie Larios, Staff Writer

Three seats on the San Diego Unified School District school board were up for the general election.

With six candidates running, the results show one of the seats is expected to be filled by Richard Barrera for District D who had 62% of votes, as of 10:36 p.m.

Barrera, who had been elected the three previous terms, has never had an opponent until this term as reported by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Sharon Whitehurst-Payne had 56% of votes for District E.

Sabrina Bazzo with 63% of the votes is expected to defeat Crystal Trull and Stephen Groce for District A.

In a related result, Measure C, which would establish district-only elections, is winning with 69 percent of the vote.

Measure D also was related to SDUSD business, which would change board members can be removed from office, is also ahead with 87 percent.